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The modern waiter podcast interviews and discussions about the restaurant industry.

The modern waiter podcast interviews and discussions about the restaurant industry.
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United States

Description:

The modern waiter podcast interviews and discussions about the restaurant industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

954 228 5439


Episodes

Restaurant Musician

6/17/2019
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Interview with an restaurant musician. Jon Curtis Rose, pianist, shares his experiences as a veteran musician and a restaurant musician. I learn a lot and laugh a lot.

Duration:00:26:47

Late Diners

6/11/2019
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Guests arriving too close to closing time? Campers staying way past closing? Hot topic alert. Late diners. Is there anything that can be done about a true industry pet peeve?

Duration:00:18:31

The Power of Cash

6/4/2019
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Most servers take home cash every night. How do your manage your cash lifestyle? We discuss the ways that cash is king.

Duration:00:21:20

Upselling

5/28/2019
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From wine and alcohol to appetizers and deserts, adding value for the guest, your check and the restaurant upselling is vital. There are many ways to get more out of the guests experience.

Duration:00:20:59

Corporate Vs Private Part 2

5/21/2019
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In part two of this series we have a chat with Rich Duffy managing partner at Longhorn Steakhouse. He gives us insight into the corporate restaurant multi-store world.

Duration:00:26:10

Corporate vs Private

5/14/2019
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In Part one of this two part series we talk to Joseph Cholak. We get his perspective on running a "mom and pop" privately owned restaurant. Joseph gives us insight into the perks, benefits and challenges of the single concept restaurant. There are advantages both ways. Give a listen as we scratch the surface.

Duration:00:28:58

How to Get Free Stuff

5/7/2019
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Everyone loves getting free stuff. When it comes to restaurants, don't play games. Be nice. We explore several ways there are to get while the getting is good. There are plenty of freebies around. Give a listen.

Duration:00:21:48

Working Holidays

5/1/2019
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What are you doing on Easter? Working! We work on holidays, when the 9-5s are off. What is that like? Lets find out...

Duration:00:17:29

Food Safety

4/23/2019
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This weeks episode I have an eye opening discussion with a very fun guest. Barbara and I get into the ins and outs around food safety in kitchen and serving alcohol at the bar. Very informative. Give a listen.

Duration:00:32:18

Sending Food Back

4/16/2019
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There are several reasons to send food back. There are even more reasons not to do so. We explore some of the reasons why it is oh so wrong to send food back. This is getting out of hand.

Duration:00:15:42

End of an Era

4/9/2019
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After working at the same place for almost 16 years, Producer Danny decides to flip things and interview me about my reflections of my time there. It took me by surprise. Join us as we reminisce.

Duration:00:25:11

People That Annoy You

4/2/2019
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What is with these people? All servers have certain types of guests that grind their gears. No rants. Just WTH? If you find yourself with one of these patrons, how do you handle it? Lets give a listen.

Duration:00:20:28

Pros vs. Joes

3/26/2019
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Is there such a thing as an all star restaurant staff? Can they all be generals? We talk about the mix of front of the house staff in this weeks Pros vs. Joes.

Duration:00:25:17

Restaurant Story Time

3/20/2019
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Producer Danny and I dish out a few stories we have collected over the years. The service industry is full of characters on both sides of the table. We tell it all. Co-workers, guests, chefs and line cooks. No one is safe.

Duration:00:25:40

Restaurant Owner

3/12/2019
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On this weeks episode we interview Jeff Lyons, owner of the Buffalo Roadhouse Grill. He shares his thoughts on the challenges he faces in the industry from marketing and social media to environmental issues like plastic straws.

Duration:00:24:50

Review The Reviews

3/5/2019
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In this weeks episode, we critique three reviews of a random local restaurant. Don't get emotional. Lets talk about the proper way to write a review that is helpful to others looking for some solid information.

Duration:00:22:07

Bartending Pt. 2

2/26/2019
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Todays Podcast we conclude our series on bartending. Stephanie gives us her perspective on uniforms, working with guys behind the bar and how she deals with guests. I learn a few things and you get an introduction into Danny being Danny.

Duration:00:28:58

Bartending Pt. 1

2/20/2019
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This weeks episode is part one of a two part series look at bartending. First part we have a male perspective and the second female. Our first interview is one that has both our guest and producer Danny on the phone and I am in the studio. We get a peek into the mind of a life long bartender.

Duration:00:45:57

Restaurant Terminology

2/12/2019
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Restaurant jargon, lingo, phrases. On this weeks podcast, producer Danny and I discuss the most common terms used in the restaurant industry.

Duration:00:32:46

Day Shift vs Night Shift

2/5/2019
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The difference in the working lifestyle of the day vs night shifts in the restaurant industry are the topic of this weeks podcast. We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of both.

Duration:00:18:31